A made-for-TV version of the classic French thriller DIABOLIQUE (1955) that benefits from strong performances by Joan Hackett, Tuesday Weld and Sam Waterston. Delicate, timid Claire Elliott (Hackett), who suffers from a congenital heart condition, is headmistress of the Island School, a boy's boarding school located on Puget Sound. Her abusive husband, Michael (Waterston), hates children, hates the misty Seattle climate and hates her, but won't consider divorce unless she agrees to sell the school she loves. He instead carries on a blatant and humiliating affair with Vicky (Weld), one of the school's teachers. But when he begins slapping Vicky around as well, the two...